The expansive lands and oceans of the far north feel a little closer to the Prairies as you round the corner of St. Mary Avenue and Memorial Boulevard in downtown Winnipeg.
A solid white wave of granite hangs above the glassed-in ground floor entrance of the Winnipeg Art Gallery’s new Inuit Art Centre, or Qaumajuq.
It’s set to open on March 27, nearly three years after shovels hit the ground, and media were given a virtual tour on Thursday.
A group of Indigenous language keepers came up with the name Qaumajuq last year. It translates to “it is bright, it